Best Romance Movies of 2021



8.0/10 IMDB

As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family's fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.

Starring: Emilia Jones, Eugenio Derbez, Troy Kotsur, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Daniel Durant, Marlee Matlin, Amy Forsyth, Kevin Chapman, John Fiore, Erica McDermott ..
Directed by: Siân Heder
Release date: 2021-08-11

The French Dispatch

7.2/10 IMDB

The quirky staff of an American magazine based in 1970s France puts out its last issue, with stories featuring an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Timothée Chalamet, Benicio del Toro, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Mathieu Amalric, Léa Seydoux, Jeffrey Wright, Lois Smith, Saoirse Ronan ..
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 2021-10-21

To All the Boys: Always and Forever

6.3/10 IMDB

Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.

Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Ross Butler, Madeleine Arthur, C. Ernst Harth, John Flanagan, Rish Shah, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Ross Butler ..
Directed by: Michael Fimognari
Release date: 2021-02-12

Malcolm & Marie

6.6/10 IMDB

As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

Starring: Zendaya, John David Washington, Zendaya, John David Washington ..
Directed by: Sam Levinson
Release date: 2021-01-29

The Power of the Dog

6.8/10 IMDB

A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elisabeth Moss, Paul Dano, Jesse Plemons, Kirsten Dunst, Thomasin McKenzie, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Frances Conroy, Keith Carradine, Peter Carroll ..
Directed by: Jane Campion
Release date: 2021-11-17

Venom: Let There Be Carnage

5.9/10 IMDB

After finding a host body in investigative reporter Eddie Brock, the alien symbiote must face a new enemy, Carnage, the alter ego of serial killer Cletus Kasady.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Reid Scott, Naomie Harris, Stephen Graham, Tom Holland, J.K. Simmons, Amber Sienna, Peggy Lu ..
Directed by: Andy Serkis
Release date: 2021-09-30

Love Hard

6.3/10 IMDB

An LA girl, unlucky in love, falls for an East Coast guy on a dating app and decides to surprise him for Christmas, only to discover that she's been catfished. But the object of her affection actually lives in the same town, and the guy who duped her offers to set them up if she pretends to be his own girlfriend for the holidays.

Starring: Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Yang, Harry Shum Jr., Lochlyn Munro, C. Ernst Harth, Rebecca Staab, Darren Barnet, Mikaela Hoover, James Saito, Darien Martin ..
Directed by: Hernán Jiménez
Release date: 2021-11-05

In the Heights

7.3/10 IMDB

The story of Usnavi, a bodega owner who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic or staying in Washington Heights.

Starring: Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Olga Merediz, Jimmy Smits, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, Gregory Diaz IV, Dascha Polanco ..
Directed by: Jon M. Chu
Release date: 2021-06-10

The Green Knight

6.6/10 IMDB

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

Starring: Dev Patel, Ralph Ineson, Barry Keoghan, Alicia Vikander, Aaron Edo, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie ..
Directed by: David Lowery
Release date: 2021-07-29

The Matrix Resurrections

5.7/10 IMDB

Plagued by strange memories, Neo's life takes an unexpected turn when he finds himself back inside the Matrix.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Neil Patrick Harris, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Toby Onwumere, Eréndira Ibarra, Priyanka Chopra Jonas ..
Directed by: Lana Wachowski
Release date: 2021-12-16

West Side Story

7.2/10 IMDB

Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

Starring: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Rita Moreno, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Corey Stoll, Brian d'Arcy James, Josh Andrés Rivera, Mike Faist ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2021-12-08

Fear Street: 1994

6.2/10 IMDB

After a series of brutal slayings, a teen and her friends take on an evil force that's plagued their notorious town for centuries.

Starring: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Scott Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Ashley Zukerman, Fred Hechinger, Julia Rehwald, Jeremy Ford, Gillian Jacobs, Sadie Sink, Darrell Britt-Gibson ..
Directed by: Leigh Janiak
Release date: 2021-06-28


5.8/10 IMDB

Nicolas Bannister, a rugged and solitary veteran living in a near-future Miami flooded by rising seas, is an expert in a dangerous occupation: he offers clients the chance to relive any memory they desire. His life changes when he meets a mysterious young woman named Mae. What begins as a simple matter of lost and found becomes a passionate love affair. But when a different client's memories implicate Mae in a series of violent crimes, Bannister must delve through the dark world of the past to uncover the truth about the woman he fell for.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton, Daniel Wu, Angela Sarafyan, Natalie Martinez, Marina de Tavira, Cliff Curtis, Mojean Aria, Brett Cullen ..
Directed by: Lisa Joy
Release date: 2021-08-19

The Last Letter From Your Lover

6.6/10 IMDB

A young journalist in London becomes obsessed with a series of letters she discovers that recounts an intense star-crossed love affair from the 1960s.

Starring: Felicity Jones, Shailene Woodley, Callum Turner, Joe Alwyn, Nabhaan Rizwan, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Appleton, Ben Cross, Christian Brassington, Vilhelm Blomgren ..
Directed by: Augustine Frizzell
Release date: 2021-07-23

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

6.8/10 IMDB

The story of two teenagers trapped in an endless time loop who set out to find all the tiny things that make that one day perfect.

Starring: Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen, Jermaine Harris, Anna Mikami, Josh Hamilton, Cleo Fraser, Al Madrigal, Jorja Fox, Teance Blackburn, Yoriko Haraguchi ..
Directed by: Ian Samuels
Release date: 2021-02-12

Us Again

7.8/10 IMDB

In a vibrant city pulsating with rhythm and movement, an elderly man and his young-at-heart wife rekindle their youthful passion for life and each other on one magical night.

Directed by: Zach Parrish
Release date: 2021-03-03

The Hating Game

6.2/10 IMDB

Resolving to achieve professional success without compromising her ethics, Lucy embarks on a ruthless game of one-upmanship against cold and efficient nemesis Joshua, a rivalry that is complicated by her growing attraction to him.

Starring: Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Yasha Jackson, Sakina Jaffrey, Corbin Bernsen, Kathryn Boswell, Shona Tucker ..
Directed by: Peter Hutchings
Release date: 2021-12-09

After We Fell

4.6/10 IMDB

Just as Tessa's life begins to become unglued, nothing is what she thought it would be. Not her friends nor her family. The only person that she should be able to rely on is Hardin, who is furious when he discovers the massive secret that she's been keeping. Before Tessa makes the biggest decision of her life, everything changes because of revelations about her family.

Starring: Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Chance Perdomo, Carter Jenkins, Kiana Madeira, Stephen Moyer, Louise Lombard, Mira Sorvino, Arielle Kebbel, Frances Turner ..
Directed by: Castille Landon
Release date: 2021-09-01


6.3/10 IMDB

The story of Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humour and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional destiny, will change their lives.

Starring: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Angèle, Devyn McDowell, Rebecca Dyson-Smith, Kevin van Doorslaer, Tyler Matteo, Ron Mael, Russell Mael ..
Directed by: Leos Carax
Release date: 2021-07-06

The Kissing Booth 3

4.7/10 IMDB

It’s the summer before Elle heads to college, and she has a secret decision to make. Elle has been accepted into Harvard, where boyfriend Noah is matriculating, and also Berkeley, where her BFF Lee is headed and has to decide if she should stay or not.

Starring: Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Joel Courtney, Molly Ringwald, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Meganne Young, Stephen Jennings, Carson White, Morné Visser ..
Directed by: Vince Marcello
Release date: 2021-08-11

Single All the Way

6.1/10 IMDB

Desperate to avoid his family’s judgment about his perpetual single status, Peter convinces his best friend Nick to join him for the holidays and pretend that they’re now in a relationship. But when Peter’s mother sets him up on a blind date with her handsome trainer James, the plan goes awry.

Starring: Michael Urie, Philemon Chambers, Luke Macfarlane, Jennifer Coolidge, Kathy Najimy, Jennifer Robertson, Barry Bostwick, Max Emerson, Dan Finnerty, Madison Brydges ..
Directed by: Michael Mayer
Release date: 2021-12-02

My Son

6.0/10 IMDB

When a man's only son goes missing, he travels to the town where his ex-wife lives in search of answers. To play a man whose life is clouded by mystery, McAvoy will not be given a script of dialogue.

Starring: James McAvoy, Claire Foy, Gary Lewis, Mark Barrett, Tom Cullen, Michael Moreland, Jamie Michie, Robert Jack, Andrew John Tait, Owen Whitelaw ..
Directed by: Christian Carion
Release date: 2021-09-23


4.2/10 IMDB

Cinderella, an orphaned girl with an evil stepmother, has big dreams and with the help of her Fabulous Godmother, she perseveres to make them come true.

Starring: Camila Cabello, Billy Porter, Idina Menzel, Nicholas Galitzine, Pierce Brosnan, Maddie Baillio, Charlotte Spencer, Minnie Driver, Missy Elliott, John Mulaney ..
Directed by: Kay Cannon
Release date: 2021-09-03

Looks That Kill

6.3/10 IMDB

The story of a teenage boy who deals with the ups and downs of being lethally attractive.

Starring: Brandon Flynn, Julia Goldani Telles, Ki Hong Lee, Annie Mumolo, Peter Scolari, Lindsay Mushett, Tom Proctor, Priscilla Lopez, Susan James Berger, Mick O'Rourke ..
Directed by: Kellen Moore
Release date: 2021-03-18


5.4/10 IMDB

With the future of the human race at stake, a group of young men and women -- bred for intelligence and obedience -- embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. When they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship descends into chaos, they soon become consumed by fear, lust and an insatiable hunger for power.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Fionn Whitehead, Keean Johnson, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Chanté Adams, Madison Hu, Archie Madekwe ..
Directed by: Neil Burger
Release date: 2021-04-08

Long Story Short

6.5/10 IMDB

Teddy wakes up the morning after his wedding to discover that he's jumped forward a year in his life to his first anniversary. Trapped in an endless cycle of time jumps, transported another year ahead every few minutes, he is faced with a race against time as his life crumbles around him.

Starring: Rafe Spall, Zahra Newman, Ronny Chieng, Dena Kaplan, Noni Hazlehurst, Josh Lawson ..
Directed by: Josh Lawson
Release date: 2021-02-11

The World to Come

6.3/10 IMDB

In 1856, two women forge a close connection despite their isolation on the American frontier.

Starring: Vanessa Kirby, Katherine Waterston, Casey Affleck, Christopher Abbott, Andreea Vasile, Kim Ciobanu, Daniel Blumberg, James Longshore ..
Directed by: Mona Fastvold
Release date: 2021-02-12


9.7/10 IMDB

Struggling to find true love, a young and depressed man named Flynn, seeks out to find the love of his life.

Starring: Makayla Ashenden, Daniel Cabraja, Katherine Docherty, Jaden Willcock ..
Directed by: Lucas Tommy Youkhana
Release date: 2021-08-15

A Castle for Christmas

5.5/10 IMDB

To escape a scandal, a bestselling author journeys to Scotland, where she falls in love with a castle -- and faces off with the grumpy duke who owns it.

Starring: Cary Elwes, Brooke Shields, Suanne Braun, Lee Ross, Andi Osho, Vanessa Grasse, Mark Fleischmann, Drew Barrymore, Eilidh Loan, Stephen Oswald ..
Directed by: Mary Lambert
Release date: 2021-11-26

Resort to Love

5.7/10 IMDB

Aspiring pop star Erica ends up as the entertainment at her ex-fiancé’s wedding after reluctantly taking a gig at a luxurious island resort while in the wake of a music career meltdown.

Starring: Christina Milian, Jay Pharoah, Sinqua Walls, Christiani Pitts, Karen Obilom, Alexander Hodge, T.J. Power, Sylvaine Strike, Jeryl Prescott, Tymberlee Hill ..
Directed by: Steven K. Tsuchida
Release date: 2021-07-29

Good on Paper

5.6/10 IMDB

After years of putting her career ahead of love, stand-up comic Andrea Singer has stumbled upon the perfect guy. On paper, he checks all the boxes but is he everything he appears to be?

Starring: Iliza Shlesinger, Ryan Hansen, Margaret Cho, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Matt McGorry, Taylor Hill, Britney Young, Christopher Nicholas Smith, Adam Lustick, Alexander Roberts ..
Directed by: Kim Gatewood
Release date: 2021-06-23

Afterlife of the Party

5.8/10 IMDB

A social butterfly who dies during her birthday week is given a second chance to right her wrongs on Earth.

Starring: Victoria Justice, Midori Francis, Adam Garcia, Timothy Renouf, Gloria García, Spencer Sutherland, Robyn Scott, Myfanwy Waring ..
Directed by: Stephen Herek
Release date: 2021-09-02


7.2/10 IMDB

In Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, two career-driven sisters (Maryam and Sam) and their newly-immigrated cousin (Ameera) must navigate the consistent — and sometimes conflicting — demands of romance, culture, work, and family. Serving both as a lighthearted reimagination of and critical divergence from the classic romantic comedy, Americanish tackles and celebrates the complex intersectionalities of womanhood by welcoming us into the world — with all its joys and tribulations — of these three marriage-aged women. Americanish meditates on the sometimes-inevitable tension that arises between competing societal and cultural norms, or between personal obligations and ambitions, with a fresh perspective, weaving from it a story that is unconventional, funny, and heartwarming.

Starring: Aizzah Fatima, Salena Qureshi, Shenaz Treasury, Godfrey, Kapil Talwalkar, Lillete Dubey ..
Directed by: Iman K. Zawahry
Release date: 2021-05-23

A Week Away

5.7/10 IMDB

Troubled teen Will Hawkins has a run-in with the law that puts him at an important crossroad: go to juvenile detention or attend a Christian summer camp. At first a fish-out-of-water, Will opens his heart, discovers love with a camp regular, and sense of belonging in the last place he expected to find it.

Starring: Bailee Madison, Kevin G. Quinn, Sherri Shepherd, David Koechner, Jahbril Cook, Kat Conner Sterling, Iain Tucker, Ed Amatrudo, Hutch Greene, Josh Rasile ..
Directed by: Roman White
Release date: 2021-03-26

The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star

5.5/10 IMDB

A priceless relic is stolen from identical royals Queen Margaret and Princess Stacy, who enlist the help of their sketchy look-alike cousin Fiona Pembroke to retrieve it.

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar, Will Kemp, Remy Hii, Amanda Donohue, Florence Hall, Ricky Norwood, Suanne Braun, Mark Fleischmann ..
Directed by: Mike Rohl
Release date: 2021-11-18
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My Christmas Family Tree

7.7/10 IMDB

When Vanessa receives the results from her Family Tree DNA test, she discovers a family she didn't know existed and travels to their home for Christmas.

Starring: Andrew W. Walker, Aimee Teegarden, James Tupper, Mike Carpenter, Kendall Cross, Georgia Orchard, Ava Telek, Colby McClendon, Lisa Paxton, Aadila Dosani ..
Directed by: Jason Bourque
Release date: 2021-11-13


5.3/10 IMDB

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

Starring: Salma Hayek, Owen Wilson, Madeline Zima, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Joshua Leonard, Ronny Chieng, Mercy Malick, Nesta Cooper, Katie McCabe, Steve Zissis ..
Directed by: Mike Cahill
Release date: 2021-02-05


7.3/10 IMDB

At the height of the Cold War, a troubled soldier forms a forbidden love triangle with a daring fighter pilot and his female comrade amid the dangerous surroundings of a Soviet Air Force Base.

Starring: Tom Prior, Oleg Zagorodnii, Diana Pozharskaya, Nicholas Woodeson, Kaspar Velberg, Henessi Schmidt, Jake Henderson, Sten Karpov, Margus Prangel, Ester Kuntu ..
Directed by: Peeter Rebane
Release date: 2021-11-25

He's All That

4.3/10 IMDB

To get revenge on her ex-boyfriend, an influencer attempts to transform an unpopular classmate into prom king.

Starring: Addison Rae, Tanner Buchanan, Madison Pettis, Peyton Meyer, Isabella Crovetti, Annie Jacob, Myra Molloy, Kourtney Kardashian, Rachael Leigh Cook, Hallie Samuels ..
Directed by: Mark Waters
Release date: 2021-08-27

It Was Always You

7.0/10 IMDB

Elizabeth's engagement plans are thrown into disarray when her fiancée's free-spirited brother David returns home. David's unexpected influence prompts Elizabeth to question her life decisions.

Starring: Erin Krakow, Tyler Hynes, Giles Panton, Elysia Rotaru, Nelson Wong, Frances Flanagan, Paula Shaw, Morganna Wyllie, Caitlin Stryker, Kalyn Miles ..
Directed by: Michael Robison
Release date: 2021-02-27


5.3/10 IMDB

Set in the glamour of the New York and Paris art scenes, gallery owner Brooke Gatwick and her newscaster husband Owen Shore, face temptation, jealousy, twists and mystery when two seductive newcomers enter their lives.

Starring: Victoria Justice, Matthew Daddario, Katherine McNamara, Lucien Laviscount, Tyler Herwick, Ronny Chieng, Lindsey Broad, Rosa Gilmore, Clair Catherine, Hilary Edson ..
Directed by: Brian DeCubellis
Release date: 2021-03-12

Taking a Shot at Love

7.1/10 IMDB

Jenna, a former professional dancer, uses ballet to help a hockey player get back on the ice.

Starring: Alexa PenaVega, Luke Macfarlane, Nolen Dubuc, Andrew Dunbar, Heather-Claire Nortey, Kurt Long, Kristina Lao, Nelson Giles, Tyler McClendon, Marc Gaudet ..
Directed by: Kevin Fair
Release date: 2021-01-02

And Then

9.5/10 IMDB

Mana, a Japanese-American woman who arrives in Tokyo seeking to find a break from her life as an artist, meets Haru, a Japanese woman from the countryside who dreams of becoming an artist herself one day.

Starring: Erika Ishii, Rina Hoshino ..
Directed by: Jenn Ravenna Tran
Release date: 2021-03-01

A California Christmas: City Lights

5.5/10 IMDB

Follows Callie and Joseph one year after they fell in love, now running a dairy farm and winery, but their romance is threatened when business and family obligations call Joseph back to the city.

Starring: Lorynn York, Josh Swickard, Ali Afshar, David Del Rio, Natalia Mann, Gunnar Anderson, Noah James, Raquel Dominguez, Laura James, Emelia Hartford ..
Directed by: Shaun Paul Piccinino
Release date: 2021-12-16

Ali & Ava

6.9/10 IMDB

Sparks fly after Ali and Ava meet through their shared affection for Sofia, the child of Ali’s tenants whom Ava teaches. Ali finds comfort in Ava’s warmth and kindness while Ava finds Ali’s complexity and humour irresistible. As the pair begin to form a deep connection they have to find a way to keep their newfound passion from being overshadowed by the stresses and struggles of their separate lives and histories.?

Starring: Claire Rushbrook, Adeel Akhtar, Natalie Gavin, Macy Shackleton, Ellora Torchia, Shaun Thomas, Mona Goodwin, Krupa Pattani, Vinny Dhillon, Tasha Connor ..
Directed by: Clio Barnard
Release date: 2021-11-12

The Windshield Wiper

6.8/10 IMDB

Inside a cafe while smoking a whole pack of cigarettes, a man poses an ambitious question: "What is Love?". A collection of vignettes and situations will lead the man to the desired conclusion.

Starring: Eboni Adams, Kara Whitfield, Fanny Rosen, Charlie Bean, Jake Bercovici, Zachary Rosencrantz, Andrew Calder, Anka Tiribeja, Alberto Mielgo, John Duffin ..
Directed by: Alberto Mielgo
Release date: 2021-07-13

The Lovebirds

6.0/10 IMDB

A couple experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme – and hilarious - circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.

Starring: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani, Anna Camp, Paul Sparks, Kenneth Kynt Bryan, Kyle Bornheimer, Blaine Kern III, Joe Chrest, Moses Storm, Jaren Mitchell ..
Directed by: Michael Showalter
Release date: 2021-05-22

Language Lessons

7.1/10 IMDB

A Spanish teacher and her student develop an unexpected friendship.

Starring: Natalie Morales, Mark Duplass, Desean Terry, Christine Quesada ..
Directed by: Natalie Morales
Release date: 2021-09-10


9.2/10 IMDB

A shy and modest struggling theatre actor from an affluent family suffers from MPD. As his different personalities come into play, his life goes topsy turvy, creating comical situations and changing his status quo with everyone around.

Starring: Adesh Singh Tomar, Rima Ramanuj, Gopal Hari ..
Release date: 2021-12-30
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Next Stop, Christmas

7.1/10 IMDB

Angie wonders what her life would be like if she had married a former boyfriend who became a famous sportscaster. She takes the train home to spend Christmas with her family and inexplicably finds herself 10 years in the past. With the advice of the train's enigmatic conductor, Angie has the chance to revisit that Christmas and learn what — and who — is truly important to her.

Starring: Lyndsy Fonseca, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Paige Herschell, Chandler Massey, Allie Trimm, Eric Freeman, Nicholas Delany, Matt Walton, Erika Slezak ..
Directed by: Dustin Rikert
Release date: 2021-11-06

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